Washington State Emergency Management Division


AWR-167 Sport and Special Event Risk Management

Tuesday, January 9, 2024 to Wednesday, January 10, 2024 (In Person)

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Course Description

Primary Core Capability: Operational Coordination

This course is designed to develop multi-agency collaboration and risk management capabilities for sport and special event safety and security stakeholders. Through activity-based training modules, participants will enhance their ability for planning, risk assessment, training, and exercise practices specific to conducting sport and special events.

For additional course information, including contact hours, please see the National Preparedness Catalog.

Course Objectives
  • Explain the threat environment for sport and special events
  • Build and effective risk management team
  • Establish a risk management organizational structure
  • Describe threat, hazard, and risk management concepts
  • Describe the self-assessment process
  • Determine physical and non-physical protective measures
  • Identify event and emergency operational planning considerations
  • Evaluate training and exercise options
  • Apply risk management procedures to a multi-agency, multi-discipline scenario


None, but participants are highly encouraged to complete:


  • IS-100.B: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS)
  • IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS), an introduction
  • IS-15.B: Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies
  • IS-200.B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • IS-800.B: National Response Framework, An Introduction


Visit FEMA's Emergency Management Institute to complete these Independent Study courses.

Target Audience


  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Law Enforcement
  • Public Safety Communications
  • Security and Safety
  • Transportation
  • Other
  • Education

Continuing Education

IACET: Units - 1.6


Public Safety Building Conference Room
2201 NE Grimes Way
Pullman , WA 99164

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Course Manager

Sponsoring Agency: WSU

Course Manager:

Doug Anderson

(509) 335-7471

Please let us know if reasonable accommodation is required for this course. We invite any person with a disability, access or functional need, as well as those who need to obtain course materials in an alternative format, to please indicate your need in the registration/RSVP process.

If you have any further concerns or questions, please contact the course manager listed on this page or reach out to our State Training Staff at We will be happy to assist you.


Please note that this is a 2-step registration process. Once you are confirmed by WA EMD, you will need to complete registration with TEEX (information will be provided in the confirmation email).


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